What’s trending in Affordable Housing



July 05, 2017

Affordable Housing Blog

Author(s): Erica F. Buckley, Aaron J. Yowell, Libby Ford, QEP, CHMM, CEP, Jean H. McCreary, Peter J. Millock, Peter J. Millock

HPD issues proposed rules on Affordable Housing New York Housing Program with guidelines for affordable units. Here’s what’s trending in affordable housing.

Affordable Housing

HPD issues proposed rules on Affordable New York Housing Program— guidelines for affordable units
NYC Housing Preservation and Development (HDP) recently issued two proposed sets of rules governing the Affordable New York Housing Program. This is the first of three installments in which we will dissect the new rules and their application.—Erica F. Buckley and Aaron Yowell

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Seniors Housing

ICYMI: Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services extends requirements to prevent Legionella in hospitals and long-term care facilities
Following several recent outbreaks of Legionnaires' Disease (a type of pneumonia caused by the Legionella bacterium) in hospitals and long-term care facilities, the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently distributed a memo to all State Survey Agency directors requiring certified health care facilities to assess their Legionella risk and develop facility-specific water management plans to inhibit microbial growth.—Libby Ford, QEP,CHMM,CEP; Jean McCreary; Peter Millock

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Hebrew SeniorLife spearheads elder abuse prevention initiative
Hebrew SeniorLife, a national leader in senior services based in Boston, is spearheading an effort to improve the prevention and identification of elder abuse as part of the commemoration of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day.—Jeffrey W. Sacks and Ali Walendziak

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Upcoming Events

Webinar: Implementing HOTMA—What You Need to Know About the Rules and When They Apply
Location: Online Webinar
Date: July 11, 2017
Speakers: Michael Reardon, Monica Hilton Sussman
Topics include: Our panel will discuss important topics you need to know about HOTMA, how HOTMA applies to PBVs and its implications for affordable housing nationwide.

IPED Conference: Transforming Communities with Affordable Housing
Location: The Westin Cleveland Downtown | Cleveland, OH
Date: July 13, 2017
Speakers: Tatiana Abendschein, John Marti, Susanna Mitchell, Andrew Potts, Michael Reardon, Stephen Wallace
Topics include: This conference will provide a road map for how deals are getting done. This one-day seminar will feature industry experts and government officials as they explore opportunities, resources and solutions for affordable housing development.

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